- Code ASIA8011
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, History, Asian Studies, Asia Pacific Studies
Northeast Asia is in the midst of major transformations. Developments in the region, including the rise of China and ongoing efforts to resolve the crisis created by the last remaining corner of the Cold War - the division of the Korean Peninsula - have global implications. This course offers a new look at Northeast Asia. Key themes addressed include: Empires and their frontiers; colonial modernity; the legacies of the Asia-Pacific and Korean Wars; the Cold War architecture of Northeast Asia; migration and cultural interactions between the countries of the regions in the Cold War and post-Cold War eras; and contemporary political and social issues in the region. This course will help students to develop their research skills, through finding and interpreting archival resources, current data and visual material on Northeast Asia.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an advanced understanding of historical developments in modern Northeast Asia
- Analyse the current state of relations between countries of the region.
- Interpret the impact of historical events on current state-society relations in Northeast Asia
- Critically assess contemporary debates on Northeast Asian regionalism
- Apply research skills to evaluate topics related to Northeast Asia.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
- Film Review (1,000 words) (15) [LO 1,2,3]
- Book Review (1,000 words) (15) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Tutorial Presentation (15) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Geography and Biography Quiz (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Essay (3,000 words) (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Equivalent to approximately 10 hours per week including 3 hours of class time and 7 hours of reading and preparation. Total workload is 130 hours including in class time and independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
All readings, podcasts, films, websites and other prescribed texts are available on the Wattle course site.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6463||24 Jul 2023||31 Jul 2023||31 Aug 2023||27 Oct 2023||In Person||N/A|